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# sex - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Sleep or sex? The battle between the two could be wired into our brains
# Human Behaviour
# Human Behaviour

Sleep or sex? The battle between the two could be wired into our brains

Jul 29th 2017, 1:00 PM 29,927 Views 30 Comments

Research on the common fruit fly suggests they also have the same battle.

# sex - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% - but STIs are on the rise
# Teenage Kicks
# Teenage Kicks

The number of teenage pregnancies in Ireland has fallen by 64% - but STIs are on the rise

May 31st 2017, 5:44 PM 27,099 Views 39 Comments

Instances of chlamydia, gonorrhea and herpes have all increased among young people.

# sex - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Two Indonesian men caned in front of jeering crowd for having sex

May 23rd 2017, 8:47 AM 45,278 Views 78 Comments

The pair received 83 strokes of the cane each after being found guilty of breaking sharia rules.

# sex - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Sitdown Sunday: Why are people having less sex?
# 7 Deadly Reads
# 7 Deadly Reads

Sitdown Sunday: Why are people having less sex?

May 21st 2017, 9:00 AM 42,698 Views 35 Comments

Grab a comfy chair and sit back with some of the week’s best longreads.

# sex - Monday 15 May, 2017

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed
# Rehab
# Rehab

Decriminalisation of people with intellectual disabilities having sex welcomed

May 15th 2017, 12:26 PM 27,095 Views 34 Comments

Instead, the status of a ‘protected person’ will be created for people who can’t give consent.

# sex - Sunday 7 May, 2017

'Umbrella shafts, bamboo and bicycle spokes': The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women
# Taboo
# Taboo

'Umbrella shafts, bamboo and bicycle spokes': The illegal abortions killing Myanmar's women

May 7th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,935 Views 32 Comments

Contraception is available in the country, but few women know how to use it and many young people are too ashamed to buy it.

# sex - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'We are suppressing obscene and dirty shows': Thai police say they're cleaning up Pattaya
# Sin City
# Sin City

'We are suppressing obscene and dirty shows': Thai police say they're cleaning up Pattaya

Apr 23rd 2017, 3:30 PM 27,325 Views 12 Comments

Pattaya is home to tens of thousands of sex workers.

# sex - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

Mar 30th 2017, 9:20 AM 18,607 Views 83 Comments

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

# sex - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man's penis was removed using an angle grinder
# Nutcracker
# Nutcracker

A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man's penis was removed using an angle grinder

Mar 15th 2017, 6:14 PM 234,577 Views 118 Comments

One month on, the man reported no issues sexually.

# sex - Sunday 12 March, 2017

'Pick an apartment block in parts of Dublin and you'll find a brothel': The rise of the Irish vice industry
# Exploited
# Exploited

'Pick an apartment block in parts of Dublin and you'll find a brothel': The rise of the Irish vice industry

Mar 12th 2017, 8:30 PM 68,684 Views 109 Comments

Children as young as 14 are being used for sex in Ireland.

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered
# World War II
# World War II

Chinese 'comfort women' are fighting to have their history of sex slavery remembered

Mar 12th 2017, 11:30 AM 17,460 Views 16 Comments

Around 200,000 women were forced to work in Japanese military brothels during WWII.

# sex - Sunday 26 February, 2017

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break
# Sexy Time
# Sexy Time

There's a bid to let Swedish workers go home and have sex on their break

Feb 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 39,391 Views 51 Comments

A councillor is proposing a paid sex break for workers to spend with their partners.

# sex - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Research reveals 'highly unusual' behaviour of male monkey trying to have sex with female deer
# Monkey Business
# Monkey Business

Research reveals 'highly unusual' behaviour of male monkey trying to have sex with female deer

Jan 11th 2017, 8:28 AM 30,819 Views 47 Comments

The study is only the second on the phenomenon of inter-species sex.

# sex - Sunday 18 December, 2016

60 people in Ireland searched for 'Irish Mammy' on Pornhub last month
# MILF
From The Daily Edge
# MILF

60 people in Ireland searched for 'Irish Mammy' on Pornhub last month

Dec 18th 2016, 1:00 PM 41,405 Views 45 Comments

And 371 searched for ‘Donegal’.

# sex - Friday 16 December, 2016

Taking the pill won't curb sex drive says a new study
# The Pill
# The Pill

Taking the pill won't curb sex drive says a new study

Dec 16th 2016, 11:00 PM 13,909 Views 22 Comments

Science on the issue is still mixed.

# sex - Monday 12 December, 2016

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men
# Safe Sex
# Safe Sex

HPV vaccine will soon be available to gay men

Dec 12th 2016, 8:21 PM 12,784 Views 33 Comments

The HSE vaccinates thousands of schoolgirls against the virus each year.

# sex - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

'My body was her gearstick' - The winner of the Bad Sex in Fiction Prize has been revealed
# Reading Between The Loins
# Reading Between The Loins

'My body was her gearstick' - The winner of the Bad Sex in Fiction Prize has been revealed

Nov 30th 2016, 9:39 PM 27,467 Views 32 Comments

It’s bad. Very bad.

# sex - Friday 25 November, 2016

21% of Irish people think sex without consent is okay in certain situations
# Consent
# Consent

21% of Irish people think sex without consent is okay in certain situations

Nov 25th 2016, 12:46 PM 30,829 Views 208 Comments

12% of Irish respondents to a survey also agreed that domestic violence is a private matter and should be handled within the family.

# sex - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Opinion: 'Rape culture does exist... I've witnessed it myself in Cork'
# Column
# Column

Opinion: 'Rape culture does exist... I've witnessed it myself in Cork'

Nov 6th 2016, 6:30 PM 1,626 Views 179 Comments

Journalist Jennifer Hough encountered two disturbing incidents on the city’s streets within weeks of each other.

# sex - Saturday 5 November, 2016

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Uganda blames British colonialism for its anti-gay sex laws

Nov 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 10,373 Views 16 Comments

It told the UN this week that it doesn’t tolerate such discrimination.

# sex - Friday 4 November, 2016

Everyone is losing it at this Buzzfeed video advising men to masturbate with a bar of soap
# Slip And Slide
From The Daily Edge
# Slip And Slide

Everyone is losing it at this Buzzfeed video advising men to masturbate with a bar of soap

Nov 4th 2016, 9:44 AM 16,903 Views 9 Comments

HELP.

# sex - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

Opinion: 'I'll lend Enda one of my DVDs so he can see what's out there in the world of porn'

Oct 30th 2016, 10:15 PM 633 Views 79 Comments

Porn is not sex education, but it’s where people look for information when faced with silence, writes scholar in sexuality studies Caroline Ryan.

# sex - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is pornography damaging to young people?

Oct 27th 2016, 9:47 AM 26,189 Views 98 Comments

The Taoiseach has called for a national conversation on the issue.

# sex - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man who claims he had sex with friend while asleep is guilty if actions were caused by alcohol, jury told
# Sexsomnia
# Sexsomnia

Man who claims he had sex with friend while asleep is guilty if actions were caused by alcohol, jury told

Oct 26th 2016, 9:03 PM 16,381 Views 0 Comments

The case of a man accused of raping his friend in 2008 has concluded at the Central Criminal Court.

# sex - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court
# Belfast
# Belfast

'It's not working': Sex worker challenges new laws in court

Sep 28th 2016, 12:54 PM 19,766 Views 169 Comments

Campaigners want to protect those who choose to be sex workers and not put them in harm’s way.

# sex - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men
# Ageing Action
# Ageing Action

Sex could be great for ageing women's health - but risky for older men

Sep 6th 2016, 6:52 PM 27,406 Views 30 Comments

That’s according to researchers, who have analysed data from over 2000 people.

# sex - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes
# Talk About Sex
# Talk About Sex

Is sex after alcohol different to sex after cannabis? According to a study, yes

Aug 13th 2016, 11:15 AM 39,533 Views 51 Comments

Researchers from NYU studied how alcohol and marijuana affected sexual experiences.

# sex - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves
# Column
# Column

Getting married? Here's what every couple should do to prepare themselves

Aug 7th 2016, 10:00 AM 1,080 Views 67 Comments

Marriage counsellor Dr Ray O’Neill tells us how to avoid the pitfalls of being in a long-term relationship.

# sex - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Tinder shminder: Millennials are actually having less sex than at any point since the 1930s
# Letting The Ride Down
# Letting The Ride Down

Tinder shminder: Millennials are actually having less sex than at any point since the 1930s

Aug 2nd 2016, 8:11 PM 33,747 Views 78 Comments

It’s being blamed on a range of issue like attitudes and pornography.

# sex - Thursday 7 July, 2016

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'
# Abstain
# Abstain

US archbishop says divorced Catholics should avoid sex, live 'as brother and sister'

Jul 7th 2016, 8:11 AM 39,504 Views 322 Comments

Archbishop Charles Chaput issued a new set of pastoral guidelines for clergy and other leaders of the archdiocese.

# sex - Monday 27 June, 2016

Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic
# STI Galway
# STI Galway

Students at NUI Galway are getting an STI clinic

Jun 27th 2016, 1:41 PM 10,820 Views 17 Comments

Rates of STIs in Ireland are highest among under-25s.

# sex - Thursday 28 April, 2016

15 jokes about sex that will make you laugh every time
# Do Ya Think I'm Sexy
From The Daily Edge
# Do Ya Think I'm Sexy

15 jokes about sex that will make you laugh every time

Apr 28th 2016, 6:25 PM 71,883 Views 3 Comments

*immature laughter*

# sex - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Genes have a big influence on when you lose your virginity
# It's Science
# It's Science

Genes have a big influence on when you lose your virginity

Apr 19th 2016, 9:55 AM 22,713 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a study which looked at the lives of 380,000 people.

# sex - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Ever had sex with a stranger? Half of respondents to a new survey have
# Sex In Ireland
# Sex In Ireland

Ever had sex with a stranger? Half of respondents to a new survey have

Apr 16th 2016, 7:45 AM 34,420 Views 56 Comments

Additionally, 59% of people said they masturbated regularly and 1% said they never had.

# sex - Sunday 28 February, 2016

Tech startup has to tell staffers to stop having sex at work
# Stop That
# Stop That

Tech startup has to tell staffers to stop having sex at work

Feb 28th 2016, 7:00 PM 42,261 Views 26 Comments

Used condoms were found in the stairwells at the start-up’s office.

# sex - Thursday 4 February, 2016

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

Feb 4th 2016, 12:30 PM 126 Views 90 Comments

Compelling first year Trinity College students to attend mandatory classes on sexual consent has raised eyebrows, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

# sex - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Man who was acquitted of rape ordered to inform the authorities if he plans to have sex
# Sexual Risk Order
# Sexual Risk Order

Man who was acquitted of rape ordered to inform the authorities if he plans to have sex

Jan 23rd 2016, 4:18 PM 38,198 Views 0 Comments

The man is required to give police 24 hours notice should he be planning to have sex.

# sex - Friday 22 January, 2016

Man who forced boy to have sex with him when they were both minors pleads with judge not to jail him
# Courts
# Courts

Man who forced boy to have sex with him when they were both minors pleads with judge not to jail him

Jan 22nd 2016, 4:43 PM 43,126 Views 0 Comments

The man says a jail term may make him suicidal. He has been convicted of forcing his friend to have sex at his home in 2011 when he was 15.

# sex - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen
# Grooming
# Grooming

Man jailed after pretending to be a girl online so he could have sex with teen

Jan 12th 2016, 12:07 PM 18,510 Views 24 Comments

He told her he was a teenage girl called ‘Julie’ after meeting her on the website Tagged.com.

# sex - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Super-gonorrhoea is a thing in England and it could become untreatable
# Sex
# Sex

Super-gonorrhoea is a thing in England and it could become untreatable

Dec 27th 2015, 5:40 PM 25,573 Views 25 Comments

The outbreak was first seen in Leeds.